Friday, April 6, 2012

1977 george brett

george brett lost his all-star banner on his 1977 o-pee-chee card:
here's the topps front:
now the o-pee-chee back:
and the topps back:
brett was coming off his first batting title and again hit over .300 (.312 to be exact), but finished 9th in the league in 1977 - over 70 points behind title winner rod carew.  he was once again named to the all-star team and helped the royals return to the alcs for the second year in a row.  brett hit .300 in the series, but kansas city lost to the yankees for the second straight year (as they would in 1978 as well).

voici à vous, 1977 george brett!

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